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New Zealand considers putting ‘something Hobbity’ on its flag

As a referendum approaches, New Zealanders are considering removing the Union Jack from their flag and replacing it with ‘something involving a Hobbit’. The current frontrunner is a depiction of Sir Peter Jackson lounging in a pair of sweatpants

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Posted: Mar 13th, 2014
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Gove advisers accuse Sauron the Dark Lord of being too ‘Orc-Centred’

Sauron, the Dark Lord of Dol Guldur, whose eye falls like a pestilence upon the peoples of Middle Earth, is reported to be ‘Spitting black bile’ at reports leaked by advisers at the department of Education, critcising his rule of Mordor for being ‘too Orc-Centred’ and ‘trapped in 60′s Orthodoxies’.

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Posted: Jan 26th, 2014
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New Lord of the Rings Box Set Index now available

In what is seen as a pioneering move, New Line Cinema, producers of the Lord of The Rings (LOTR) series of movies have released a special DVD Box Set that provides an index of all the other LOTR materials available.

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Posted: Nov 26th, 2013
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Rugby World Cup in New Zealand ‘not all made up’

New Zealand has been disappointed by the lack of ticket sales and international visitors for the upcoming Rugby World Cup, chiefly because of the difficulty in persuading people that there actually is a World Cup for rugby and occasionally that there is a New Zealand.

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Posted: Sep 8th, 2011
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‘The Lord of the Rings was nonsense,’ reveals seven-year-old child

‘Why did they have to go all the way to Mordor to throw The Ring into a volcano?’ asked seven-year-old James Penge. ‘They could have gone to another volcano, a closer one nowhere near Mordor. That would have been much easier.’

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Posted: May 12th, 2011
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